How To Protect Children From Sexual Abuse

Approximately 60% of Black girls experience sexual abuse by age 18. Every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. And every 9 minutes, that victim is a child. 60 percent is huge! So, when they say our community is broken, it is. Broken hearts, broken morals and broken spirits! If we want to build our community to [...]

Rhythm Here, Taking Taking Over My Mom’s Blog. Welcome to Adorable Youth!

My Mom's always talking about recycling the Black dollar, so I wanted to introduce you to my homegirls who have their own clothing line, Adorable Youth. BTW, I model for them! Their gear is comfy, beautiful, amazing, and fun to wear. Meet My Homies Hey, Cherie's World, I’m Ahnika and I am so excited to [...]

Lavender Tea Makes Me A Better Mom

Hey Moms, Sometimes we all need a drink! Since I am not big on alcohol, my drink of choice is Lavender Tea. It has an instant calming effect, much like drinking a glass of wine. Only it has more health benefits. So, while my nerves are getting calm it’s also great for self-care.  I wish someone [...]

7 Important Things to Teach Children About Money

1. Teach them to respect money! If parents treat money with respect, watchful eyes will learn. What ever happened to “Find a penny pick it up all day long you will have good luck?”  I watch children walk by pennies or drop them on the ground. They need to understand that one cent can’t set [...]

Autumn is coming

I have one of those kids who doesn’t like to eat breakfast. So, I have to fool her by making it cute. She’s a lot like her mother and not really a morning person, but I notice when I make her a cute breakfast it lifts her spirits, makes her smile and when the plate [...]

Flashback Friday – My biggest turn off is men who complain about paying child support

Here's a Flashback Friday post from 2018. I am so thankful I do not have a child support issue. The vast majority of men on social media make my stomach turn. I could not imagine having to explain to a grown man why I need money to help take care of a little human we created together. [...]

📔Homework doesn’t have to mean the blues📔

It's back to school time, so let's revisit some tips on helping your child handle homework. Listening to my friends, one of the biggest struggles they have with their children is homework. The reason I feel this is important is I see daily many mothers struggle with their children about doing their homework. With the [...]

Stop forcing children to have a relationship with emotionally abusive family members!

All love shouldn’t be unconditional! Your mental health should be more important than anything else. When you teach children to have relationships with family members that are emotionally abusive, what are you teaching them is their feelings do not matter. They are to love that person, no matter how they were treated. Someone else’s opinions [...]